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A recent report shows drug overdose deaths surged in 14 states last year, including Indiana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports overdose deaths last year surpassed 47-thousand--up 7 percent from the previous year. That's the most reported in the nation since...
An image from a passenger's phone of a suspicious passenger removed from a flight before it came to Indy (image courtesy of RTV6) A man is in custody due to suspicious behavior aboard a flight to Indianapolis. Southwest Airlines Flight 717 didn't arrive from Las Vegas until...
Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann might be looking for a new job. The Republican who rose through the political ranks quickly before joining Pence as his running mate in 2012 has been approached by the board of trustees of Ivy Tech Community...
Secretary of State Connie Lawson accepts paperwork to incorporate Katie Wiley's "Culture of Good" as a benefit corporation. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) A state law taking effect next Friday makes it easier for companies to give money to charity. Many companies donate a...
Gov. Mike Pence (left) pops a "red light" balloon to mark the completion of the U.S. 31 project as Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard (right) looks on. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) U.S. 31 is now red-light-free through almost all of Hamilton County. Instead of cutting a ribbon,...
((Photo credit: Brickhouse Security)) Tis the season for thievery. Indiana ranks in the top ten for holiday thefts. State Farm Spokesperson Missy Dundov says Indiana came in at number eight in the nation for theft claims last December. California, Texas and Georgia are the top...
It may not feel like winter this December, but the winter solstice is still on the calendar--so get ready for the dark Monday, December 21st. The winter solstice--— marking the longest night and shortest day of the year. With cloudy skies and rainy conditions--the day may seem...
More threats were made Sunday evening to The Shops at Perry Crossing and other retailers in Plainfield. Plainfield police said at 6 p.m. they were made aware of new threats issued by the same person who has been making threats for four days on Facebook. Officers responded and...
Governor Pence doesn't expect to announce a position on a civil rights bill for gays and lesbians until the legislative session is underway -- and doesn't rule out the status quo. Pence says he's been talking with voices on all sides of the LGBT debate, though he says it's not...